byInternational Business Machines Corporation. Department of Education
Description : Produced by IBM Department of Education, this video illustrates the capabilities of the machine called Random Access Method of Accounting and Control (RAMAC). The machine was revolutionary because it could do three things simultaneously – store, process, and report. RAMAC contained the world’s first disk drive and was the first computer able to keep business records up to date and make them instantly available. Random access memory allowed RAMAC to pluck information from... Topics: californialightandsound, Random access memory, IBM 650 (Computer), IBM San Jose Research...